King Abudalaziz Public Library:

The library strives to disseminate knowledge and culture in Saudi society, concentrating on the Arabic and Islamic heritage and the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its founder King Abdulaziz.  It seeks to offer a high level of excellence in service in order to meet the expectations of its patrons, answer their needs and earn their satisfaction.

King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies:

Established in 1983 to preserve and promote the many aspects of Islamic culture. Under the Centre's jurisdiction are four libraries, a manuscript preservation laboratory, an in-house printing press, and King Faisal Gallery. All library facilities and admission to King Faisal Gallery are free of charge.

The Centre also sponsors a number of lectures and symposia and hosts exhibitions highlighting Islamic heritage. Two of the Centre 's long-term research projects include a 16-volume book of proverbs spanning the history of Arabic and Islamic literature and an Arabic encyclopaedia with more than 10,000 entries.